About United Shipping Company Ltd.
United Shipping Company Ltd. (USC) has been a dependable agent for vessels cruising Bahamian waters since it opened our doors in 1967 – the same year Norwegian Cruise Lines began visiting the Bahamas. We have a long history of serving as agents for some of the world’s premier Cruise lines such as Norwegian, Royal Caribbean and Celebrity, as well as the many Super Yachts that cruise our crystal clear waters. USC Management and Staff offer over 100 years of combined maritime knowledge that will be devoted to helping you solve any problems and answer any queries.
USC is Bahamian owned and operated with strong links to reliable contacts throughout the Bahamian capital of Nassau and Out Islands. USC is the shipping agent that can expertly handle all of your requests from Provisioning to Visas to Fueling and Customs/Immigration Clearance- we do it all and we do it well.
Why use United Shipping Company Ltd.?
We understand that in the maritime industry you don’t often have the luxury of time. We offer proven logistics, local knowledge and the capability to handle ALL of your shipping needs and yacht services throughout the Bahamas. Let us handle your difficult and time consuming tasks, which in turn will make your Bahamian cruising experience a smooth and enjoyable one.
United Shipping Company Ltd. exceeds the competition by incorporating all of your requirements under one umbrella. We understand both reliability and service and how important those qualities are to our clients and in turn their clients. Our web of local contacts will ensure you superior service anywhere you are in the Bahamas, from Bimini to Inagua and all the islands and cays in between.
Our Partners – United Island & Yacht (Florida)
Together with our strategic partner United Shipping (Nassau and Monaco) is a full service yacht agency taking care of all your yacht and shore based needs.
We offer vessels seamless transition to and from our region and ensure every need is handled prior to and during your stay.
With its team of experts and strategic partners we provide incomparable 24/7 services to Yachts, Captains & Crew.
The United Island & Yacht team have in depth experience of island living – your total resource for all your shore based needs.
President, Andrew Malone
Andrew Malone was born and raised in Nassau and locally educated at Nassau’s Queen’s College.
He continues a family tradition of professions in the Marine and Shipping Industry. His grandparents and his father were involved in many facets of the maritime industry including Ship Agency Management, Vessel Stevedoring and Ship’s Husbandry.
Andrew is a trained Commercial Aviator and also spent time in the Business Equipment Industry before returning to the Shipping Industry to run the company his father started in 1967.
As head of the USCL team, Andrew brings years of shipping experience, local logistics and customer service to the table.
General Manager, Rich Ryan
Rich Ryan recently joined United Shipping as its Manager bringing extensivecustomer service experience as well as gourmet provisioning experience.
He has spent time over 25 years in the airline industry, having managed stations for Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic Airways and Copa Airlines.
Has also owned and operated the first gourmet market in Nassau where he learned the ins and outs of yacht provisioning.
Rich Ryan was born in Nassau, Bahamas but received his secondary education attending the University of Florida.